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STEM Careers Folders aimed at 14 - 18 year olds

DNV GL have created a limited number of free STEM careers folders, “A step-by-step guide to STEM careers”, based on the experiences of their employees. The aim is to assist schools with STEM careers discussions, or assist pupils who are self-researching STEM careers. The folder includes details on A...


Feedback welcomed!

Hi all,

I'd really appreciate your thoughts on a proposed name change to a scheme we currently operate - the Teacher Industrial/Academic Partners Scheme, which offers teachers a short placement at either an employer or university.  To help improve the communication of the scheme, we are proposing to...


Technicians Make It Happen

I am really excited to be going to the official launch of the 'Technicians Make It Happen' exhibition at The Mall Galleries in London tomorrow. If you get the chance to visit the exhibition while it is on please let us know and tell us how you make it happen in your orgainsation by commenting on this...


#TBT: Bearings and the RAF

In this bearings activity students work as the Operations Team for a Royal Air Force Squadron. They are presented with a series of imaginary scenarios, and have to plan and review routes for a number of aircraft facing different crises.

Defence Dynamics is a collection of resources from the Ministry of...


NW Networking Meeting 30th June in Lancaster

I'm pleased to say that the next NW networking meeting is shaping up and the theme will be Techinical Networks, both old and new, woth contributions from Sheffield and Manchester and also the home turf, Lancaster. If anyone else wants to contribute and/or has suggestions for future networking meetings for the...


Cyber Security - Careers info

Hi all - Hot off the press! A powerful, 'cool' and succinct 7 minute video to convey the opportunities and skill sets required for a career in Cyber Security - suitable for students in Year 5 and up. It is produced by TeenTech and involves a number...


NW Networking Meeting 30th June Lancaster

The topic of the next NW networking meeting will be Technical Networks and CPD. There will be a chance to hear about an established network at Lancaster, about the new one being set up at Manchester and also the latest from Terry Croft MBE on the new Technical Development and Modernisation (TDM) scheme, which...


Teacher Feedback Wanted!


OurFuture.Energy is a new free digital resource that aims to get 11-16 year olds involved in the energy debate.

Through interactive and engaging articles, quizzes, animations and debates, the site aims to encourage STEM interest, literacy and careers amongst...


Can your institution host a networking event in 2016/17?

Following the success of the last two networking events for HEaTED NW, I am now looking for venues and topics for the Autumn, Spring and Summers terms for the year ahead.  Getting involved with this is a great way to raise the profile of your institution and would be really good for your CPD and CV. ...


Get your students talking to real scientists and engineers this November

I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer will be running this November to blow away the mad scientist stereotype and show school students a slice of real science and engineering. 

For two weeks between Monday 7th and Friday 18th November students all over the UK will be able to ask questions to, and...